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Dictionary of Lexicography

By R. R. K. Hartmann, Gregory James Dictionaries are among the most frequently consulted books, yet we know remarkably little about them. Who makes them? Where do they come from? What do they offer? How can we evaluate them? The Dictionary of Lexicography provides answers to all these...
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A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics

by R.L. Trask This dictionary of grammatical terms covers both current and traditional terminology in syntax and morphology. It includes descriptive terms, the major theoretical concepts of the most influential grammatical frameworks, and the chief terms from mathematical and computational linguistics. It contains over 1500 entries, providing definitions...
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Dictionary of Proverbs

Proverbs are wise sayings. They are usually short; pithy statements of general truth. Proverbs are largely based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity. They are often metaphorical. The word ‘proverb’ is said to have originated from the Latin word proverbium meaning concrete statement. These statements...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

This bestselling dictionary is written by one of the leading philosophers of our time, and it is widely recognized as the best dictionary of its kind. Comprehensive and authoritative, it covers every aspect of philosophy from Aristotle to Zen. With clear and concise definitions, it provides lively and...
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The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy, 3rd Edition

Edited by: Robert Audi This is the leading, full-scale comprehensive dictionary of philosophical terms and thinkers to appear in English in more than half a century. Written by a team of more than 550 experts and now widely translated, it contains approximately 5,000 entries ranging from short definitions...
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McGraw-Hill’s Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

by Richard A. Spears McGraw-Hill’s Dictionary of American Idioms is the most comprehensive reference of its kind, bar none. It puts the competition to shame, by giving both ESL learners and professional writers the complete low-down on more than 24,000 entries and almost 27,000 senses. Entries include idiomatic...
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